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H.R. 1771: Defending Veterans’ Second Amendment Rights Act


The text of the bill below is as of Mar 10, 2021 (Introduced).


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117th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 1771

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

March 10, 2021

(for himself and Mr. Bost) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs

A BILL

To prohibit the Secretary of Veterans Affairs from transmitting certain information to the Department of Justice for use by the national instant criminal background check system.

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Short title

This Act may be cited as the Defending Veterans’ Second Amendment Rights Act.

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Prohibition on Secretary of Veterans Affairs transmittal of certain information to the Department of Justice for use by the national instant criminal background check system

The Secretary of Veterans Affairs may not transmit to any entity in the Department of Justice, for use by the national instant criminal background check system established under section 103 of the Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act, personally identifiable information on veterans and other beneficiaries, solely on the basis of a determination by the Secretary under chapter 11 of title 38, United States Code, that a person has a service-connected disability.